Bonded warehousing

Delay customs duty and cut costs with DFDS's bonded warehouses.

DFDS Bonded Warehouse

Benefits of bonded warehouses for international trade

Customs Clearance Real Time Track Trace

Delayed payment of VAT

Positive impact on a company's liquidity by delaying payment of import duties and VAT.

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Duty-free re-export to non-EU countries

In case of re-export non-EU countries , no import duties need to be paid.

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Increased flexibility

Flexibility and sales optimalisation

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Enhanced security and compliance

Heightened security measures and ensured compliance with customs regulations.

Bonded warehousing services in Europe

Looking for a bonded warehouse to avoid delays and extra import charges? DFDS is your ultimate solution. With multiple facilities across Europe, we specialize in providing storage space for our clients and ensure that imports run smoothly, so they don’t need to pay any extra charges.

By offering bonded warehousing, we increase flexibility and not only reduce customs clearance and local warehousing costs, but also give our clients the opportunity to improve their cash flow.

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Import and export made easy

Simplify your import and export processes with DFDS. Our comprehensive services cover every aspect of import, from record-keeping and CFSP, to VAT reconciliation, and monthly duty management.

We also handle export declarations, T Forms, and facilitate the movement of VAT and Duty-free products. This allows you to focus on product development and market expansion effortlessly. Simplify your logistics and expand your reach with DFDS – your partner for a streamlined import and export experience.

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Long-term stock storage simplified

Consider our customs bonded warehouse for excellent long-term stock storage solutions. Enjoy the benefits of specified locations, freedom from in-house storage concerns, and flexibility in product storage.

With DFDS, you can retrieve your products on-demand from any chosen location, eliminating the need for dedicated storage space or personnel.

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Ideal storage for restricted goods

Our customs bonded warehouses are the optimal choice for storing restricted or specialized goods. Avoid VAT charges and additional duties while securing your restricted products in a safe and compliant warehouse environment.

At DFDS, we ensure a stress-free storage without incurring extra costs for the release of your goods. This way you will be able to focus on other parts of you business that require your attention to run smoothly.

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Swift and efficient customs services

DFDS provides swift and efficient customs services for businesses that work with international supply chains. Store your items for an extended period, paying only as you go. Benefit from savings on import fees and duties, ensuring a hassle-free partnership with DFDS.

Build a strong relationship with us to streamline your import and export processes without the paperwork hassle. We will take care of all the necessary systems declarations, documentation, record keeping and arrangement of fiscal representation services.

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FAQs about bonded warehousing

A bonded warehouse is a secure facility authorized by customs authorities where imported goods can be stored without payment of duties and taxes. It serves as a temporary storage solution until the goods are either exported or released into the domestic market. Bonded warehouses play a crucial role in facilitating international trade by providing a controlled environment for goods in transit.

Bonded goods refer to products or merchandise that are stored in a bonded warehouse without the payment of duties and taxes. These goods are typically in transit, awaiting further processing, manufacturing, or exportation. Bonded goods offer businesses flexibility and cost savings by deferring customs duties until the goods are released for domestic consumption or exported.

A wide range of goods, including raw materials, finished products, and even machinery, can be stored in a bonded warehouse. The flexibility of bonded warehousing allows businesses to defer customs duties and taxes until the goods are ready for distribution, manufacturing, or exportation.

The cost of bonded warehousing varies based on factors such as the type and quantity of goods, storage duration, and additional services required. DFDS is committed to providing competitive and transparent pricing, ensuring cost-effectiveness for our clients. For a personalized quote, contact our team to discuss your specific requirements.

Bonded warehousing reduces costs by allowing businesses to defer customs duties and taxes until the goods are released for consumption or export. This deferral enhances cash flow, minimizes financial burdens, and provides companies with greater control over their funds. DFDS remains committed to offering cost-effective solutions that align with your business objectives.

Any business involved in international trade, including importers, exporters, manufacturers, and distributors, can benefit from using bonded warehouses. DFDS welcomes businesses of all sizes, offering tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

The duration of bonded warehousing depends on your business needs and the regulatory requirements of the country. DFDS offers flexible storage terms to accommodate short-term or long-term storage needs, ensuring that you have the freedom to manage your inventory efficiently.

Absolutely. DFDS prioritizes the safety and security of your goods. Our bonded warehouses are equipped with security systems, surveillance, and trained personnel to ensure the safety and integrity of your inventory throughout its stay in our facilities.

While both serve as secure storage options, the key difference lies in the location. Bonded warehouses are typically located near ports or airports, facilitating smoother import and export processes. Freeports, on the other hand, are designated areas with special economic status, offering additional benefits such as tax exemptions and simplified customs procedures.

There are various types of bonded warehouses, including public, private, and distribution bonded warehouses. Each type serves different purposes, offering businesses flexibility in choosing the most suitable option for their specific needs. DFDS provides a range of bonded warehousing solutions to accommodate diverse requirements.